2013 Recipients of the
Guardian of Excellence AwardSM

Clinical Quality

  • Bluffton Regional Medical Center, Bluffton, Ind.
  • Broward Health North, Deerfield Beach, Fla.
  • Dupont Hospital, Fort Wayne, Ind.
  • Flowers Hospital, Dothan, Ala.
  • Helena Regional Medical Center, Helena, Ark.
  • Houston Methodist West Hospital, Houston, Texas
  • Laredo Medical Center, Laredo, Texas
  • Marlboro Park Hospital, Bennettsville, S.C.
  • Mary Greeley Medical Center, Ames, Iowa
  • McKenzie-Willamette Medical Center, Springfield, Ore.
  • Medical Center Enterprise, Enterprise, Ala.
  • Medical Center of South Arkansas, El Dorado, Ark.
  • Midwest Orthopedic Specialty Hospital, Franklin, Wis.
  • Orthopaedic Hospital of Lutheran Health, Olympia, Wash.
  • Pomerene Hospital, Millersburg, Ohio
  • South Baldwin Regional Medical Center, Foley, Ala.
  • The Hospital at Westlake Medical Center, Austin, Texas
  • Trinity Medical Center, Birmingham, Ala.
  • Vidant Bertie Hospital, Windsor, N.C.
  • Vidant Pungo Hospital, Belhaven, N.C.
  • Vista Medical Center East, Waukegan, Ill.
  • Woodland Heights Medical Center, Lufkin, Texas
  • Woodward Regional Hospital, Woodward, Okla.

Employee Engagement

  • Annie Penn Hospital, Reidsville, N.C.
  • Bone & Joint Hospital at St. Anthony, Oklahoma City, Okla.
  • Campion Health Center, Weston, Mass.
  • Carolinas HealthCare System - Carolinas Physicians Network, Charlotte, N.C.
  • Carolinas HealthCare System - Carolinas Rehabilitation, Charlotte, N.C.
  • Carolinas HealthCare System - CMC Union, Charlotte, N.C.
  • Carolinas HealthCare System - CMC University, Charlotte, N.C.
  • Carolinas HealthCare System - Lincoln, Charlotte, N.C.
  • Carolinas HealthCare System - Mercy, Charlotte, N.C.
  • Carolinas HealthCare System - NorthEast, Charlotte, N.C.
  • Carolinas HealthCare System - Physician Services Group, Charlotte, N.C.
  • Carolinas HealthCare System - Pineville, Charlotte, N.C.
  • Carolinas HealthCare System - Randolph, Charlotte, N.C.
  • Carolinas HealthCare System - Regional Carolinas Physician Network, Charlotte, N.C.
  • Carolinas HealthCare System - NorthEast Physicians Network, Charlotte, N.C.
  • Carolinas HealthCare System, Charlotte, N.C.
  • Cedars-Sinai Medical Delivery Network, Los Angeles, Calif.
  • CHRISTUS - U.S. Family Health Plan, Houston, Texas
  • CHRISTUS Dubuis Hospital of Lake Charles, Lake Charles, La.
  • CHRISTUS Revenue Cycle Business Services NLA, Houston, Texas
  • CHRISTUS Villa de Matel, Houston, Texas
  • Driscoll Children's Hospital, Corpus Christi, Texas
  • Froedtert Health - Woodland Prime, Menomonee Falls, Wis.
  • Georgetown Hospital System, Georgetown, S.C.
  • Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital, Dallas, Texas
  • Houston Methodist West Hospital, Dallas, Texas
  • Houston Methodist, Dallas, Texas
  • Hunt Regional Healthcare, Greenville, Texas
  • Memorial Hospital, San Diego, Calif.
  • Methodist LeBonheur Healthcare- North Hospital, Memphis, Tenn.
  • Moore County Hospital District, Dumas, Texas
  • Morton Plant Mease Health Care, Dunedin, Fla.
  • Neosho Memorial Regional Medical Center, Chanute, Kan.
  • Patewood Memorial Hospital, Greenville, S.C.
  • Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center, Chula Vista, Calif.
  • Sharp Coronado Hospital, Coronado, Calif.
  • Sharp HealthCare, San Diego, Calif.
  • Sharp Mary Birch Hospital for Women & Newborns, San Diego, Calif.
  • Sharp Mesa Vista Hospital, San Diego, Calif.
  • Sharp Rees-Stealy, San Diego, Calif.
  • Southern Ohio Medical Center, Portsmouth, Ohio
  • Spooner Health System, Spooner, Wis.
  • SSM Cardinal Glennon Children's Medical Center, St. Louis, Mo.
  • SSM DePaul Medical Group, Bridgeton, Mo.
  • SSM Health Care-St. Louis, St. Louis, Mo.
  • SSM Medical Group, St. Louis, Mo.
  • SSM St. Charles Clinic Medical Group, St. Louis, Mo.
  • SSM St. Joseph Health Center-Wentzville, Wentzville, Mo.
  • SSM St. Joseph Hospital West, Lake St. Louis, Mo.
  • St. Anthony Hospital, Oklahoma City, Okla.
  • St. Clare Hospital & Health Services, Baraboo, Wis.
  • St. Clare Meadows Care Center, Baraboo, Wis.
  • St. Elizabeth Hospital, Gonzales, La.
  • St. Joseph's Hospital - North, Lutz, Fla.
  • Texas Health Center for Diagnostics and Surgery Plano, Plano, Texas
  • Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Southlake, Southlake, Texas
  • Texas Health Organization for Physicians, Euless, Texas
  • Texas Health Partners, Addison, Texas
  • Texas Health Surgery Center Denton, Denton, Texas
  • Uvalde County Hospital Authority, Uvalde, Texas
  • Wesley Woods Senior Living, Emory Healthcare, Atlanta, Ga.
  • Youville House Assisted Living Residence, Cambridge, Mass.

Patient Satisfaction

  • Addison Gilbert Hospital Senior Adult Unit
  • Advanced Surgical Hospital, Washington, Pa.
  • Akron General Health and Wellness Center Emergency Departments, Akron, Ohio
  • Arizona Orthopedic Surgical Hospital, Chandler, Ariz.
  • Associates for Women's Medicine & Women's Specialty Center, West Chester, Pa.
  • Audubon County Memorial Hospital, Audubon, Iowa
  • Aurora Lakeland Medical Center, Elkhorn, Wis.
  • Aurora Medical Center Summit, Summit, Wis.
  • Banner Home Care - Loveland, Loveland, Colo.
  • Baptist Easley Hospital, Easley, S.C.
  • Baptist Emergency Hospital Thousand Oaks, San Antonio, Texas
  • Baptist Health Breast Center, Miami, Fla.
  • Baptist Health Sleep Center Galloway, Miami, Fla.
  • Baptist Mammography Center at Macy's, The Falls, Miami, Fla.
  • Baptist Medical Plaza - Miami Lakes, Miami Lakes, Fla.
  • Baptist Medical Plaza at Brickell, Coral Gables, Fla.
  • Baptist Medical Plaza at Coral Springs, Coral Springs, Fla.
  • Baptist Medical Plaza at Pembroke Pines, Miami, Fla.
  • Baptist Memorial Hospital - Booneville, Booneville, Miss.
  • Baptist Memorial Hospital - Collierville, Collierville, Tenn.
  • Baptist Satellites/Baptist Medical Plaza - Doral, Miami, Fla.
  • Baptist Satellites/Baptist Medical Plaza - Westchester, Miami, Fla.
  • Baptist Satellites/Baptist Medical Plaza at Davie, Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
  • Baptist Satellites/Baptist Medical Plaza at Tamiami Trail, Miami, Fla.
  • Baptist Satellites/Baptist Medical Plaza-Coral Gables, Coral Gables, Fla.
  • Baptist Satellites/Baptist Sleep Center at Miami Lakes, Hialeah, Fla.
  • Baptist Sleep Center at Sunset, Miami, Fla.
  • Bassett Healthcare Network - Little Falls Hospital, Little Falls, N.Y.
  • BAYADA Home Health Care - Gastonia Visits, Gastonia, N.C.
  • BAYADA Home Health Care - Salisbury Visits, Salisbury, N.C.
  • Baylor Emergency Medical Center at Aubrey, Aubrey, Texas
  • Baylor Heart and Vascular Hospital, Dallas, Texas
  • Baylor Medical at Uptown, Dallas, Texas
  • Baylor Orthopedic and Spine Hospital at Arlington, Arlington, Texas
  • Baylor Surgical Hospital at Fort Worth, Fort Worth, Texas
  • BHSF Doctors Hospital, Coral Gables, Fla.
  • Bristlecone Health Services, Frisco, Colo.
  • Burgess Health Center, Onawa, Iowa
  • Calvary Hospital, Bronx, N.Y.
  • Carolinas Medical Center - Huntersville, Huntersville, N.C.
  • Carson Health, Carson City, Mich.
  • Centegra Hospital-Woodstock, McHenry, Ill.
  • Chester County Hematology Oncology, West Chester, Pa.
  • Chester County Hospital, West Chester, Pa.
  • City of Hope National Medical Center, Duarte, Calif.
  • Cleveland Clinic Twinsburg Emergency Department, Cleveland, Ohio
  • Columbia Center, Inc., Mequon, Wis.
  • Concord Hospital, Concord, N.H.
  • Country Walk Medical Plaza, Miami, Fla.
  • Cox Medical Center Branson, Branson, Mo.
  • Crawford Memorial Hospital, Robinson, Ill.
  • Cypress Pointe Surgical Hospital, Hammond, La.
  • Doctors Hospital, Nelsonville, Ohio
  • Doylestown Hospital, Doylestown, Pa.
  • Dublin Methodist Hospital, Dublin, Ohio
  • DuBois Regional Medical Center, DuBois, Pa.
  • Elizabethtown Community Hospital, Elizabethtown, N.Y.
  • Elmbrook Memorial, Brookfield, Wis.
  • Emerus Emergency Hospital Sugar Land, Sugarland, Texas
  • Fairview Hospital, Great Barrington, Mass.
  • First Choice ER, Lewisville, Texas
  • Franciscan St. Anthony Health-Michigan City, Michigan City, Ind.
  • Franklin Hospital, Valley Stream, N.Y.
  • Fredericksburg Ambulatory Surgery Center, Fredericksburg, Va.
  • Genesis Medical Center - DeWitt, DeWitt, Iowa
  • Grant Medical Center - Westerville Emergency Care Center, Columbus, Ohio
  • Grundy County Memorial Hospital, Grundy Center, Iowa
  • Guadalupe County Hospital, Santa Rosa, N.M.
  • Guttenberg Municipal Hospital, Guttenberg, Iowa
  • Hamilton Ambulatory Surgery Center, Dalton, Ga.
  • Hammond-Henry Hospital, Geneseo, Ill.
  • Hill Country Memorial Hospital, Fredericksburg, Texas
  • Holy Family Medical Center, Des Plaines, Ill.
  • Homestead Hospital- Inpatient, Homestead, Fla.
  • Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, N.Y.
  • HSHS Medical Group Family Health Associates, Chippewa Falls, Wis.
  • Hudson Valley Hospital Center, Cortlandt Manor, N.Y.
  • Idaho Doctors Hospital, Blackfoot, Idaho
  • Incline Village Community Hospital, Incline Village, Nev.
  • Indiana Orthopaedic Hospital, Indianapolis, Ind.
  • Indiana University Health Goshen Center for Cancer Care, Goshen, Ind.
  • Institute for Orthopaedic Surgery, Lima, Ohio
  • INTEGRIS Health Edmond, Edmond, Okla.
  • INTEGRIS Seminole Medical Center, Seminole, Okla.
  • Iowa Specialty Hospital- Clarion, Clarion, Iowa
  • Iowa Specialty Hospital, Belmond, Iowa
  • Irving Coppell Surgical Hospital, Irving, Texas
  • Joanie Abdu Comprehensive Breast Care Center, Youngstown, Ohio
  • Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital, Hollywood, Fla.
  • Keokuk County Health Center, Sigourney, Iowa
  • Kosair Children's Medical Center - Brownsboro, Louisville, Ky.
  • Kossuth Regional Health Center, Algona, Iowa
  • Lafayette General Medical Center, Lafayette, La.
  • Lexington Medical Center Irmo Ambulatory Surgery, Irmo, S.C.
  • Lucas County Health Center, Chariton, Iowa
  • Magruder Hospital, Port Clinton, Ohio
  • Mammoth Hospital, Mammoth Lakes, Calif.
  • Manning Regional Healthcare, Manning, Iowa
  • Marengo Memorial Hospital, Marengo, Iowa
  • Mariners Hospital, Tavernier, Fla.
  • Mater Private, Dublin, Ireland
  • McBride Orthopedic Hospital, Oklahoma City, Okla.
  • Meeker Memorial Clinic, Dassel, Minn.
  • Memorial Hermann Northeast, Humble, Texas
  • Memorial Hospital Miramar, Miramar, Fla.
  • Memorial Regional Hospital South, Hollywood, Fla.
  • Memorial Regional Hospital, Hollywood, Fla.
  • Mercy Health - Harrison Medical Center, Harrison, Ohio
  • Mercy Hospital of Defiance, Defiance, Ohio
  • Mercy Iowa City, Iowa City, Iowa
  • Methodist Hospital Union County, Morganfield, Ky.
  • Miami Valley Hospital South, Centerville, Ohio
  • Middlesex Hospital - Marlborough Medical Center Emergency Department, Marlborough, Conn.
  • Middlesex Hospital Shoreline Medical Center Emergency Department, Essex, Conn.
  • Middlesex Hospital Shoreline Medical Center, Essex, Conn.
  • Midwest Orthopedic Specialty Hospital, Franklin, Wis.
  • Monroe County Hospital - Albia, Albia, Iowa
  • Mount Carmel New Albany Surgical Hospital, New Albany, Ohio
  • Munson Healthcare Kalkaska Memorial Health Center, Traverse City, Mich.
  • Munson Healthcare Paul Oliver Memorial Hospital, Traverse City, Mich.
  • Nemaha County Home Care, Auburn, Neb.
  • New England Baptist Hospital, Boston, Mass.
  • Newport Hospital and Health Services - Emergency Department, Newport, Wash.
  • Newport Hospital, Newport, R.I.
  • NMMC Behavioral Health Center, Tupelo, Miss.
  • North Country Hospital, Newport, Vt.
  • North Mississippi Medical Center-Iuka, Iuka, Miss.
  • North Mississippi Medical Center-Tupelo, Tupelo, Miss.
  • North Mississippi Medical Clinic at Walmart, Tupelo, Miss.
  • North Oaks Rehabilitation Hospital, Hammond, La.
  • Northside Medical Center, Columbus, Ga.
  • Northwest Surgical Hospital, Oklahoma City, Okla.
  • Norton Brownsboro Hospital, Louisville, Ky.
  • Novato Community Hospital, Novato, Calif.
  • Oakwood Southshore Medical Center, Trenton, Mich.
  • Oconomowoc Memorial Hospital, Oconomowoc, Wis.
  • OhioHealth McConnell Heart Health Center, Columbus, Ohio
  • Oklahoma Heart Hospital South Campus, Oklahoma City, Okla.
  • Oklahoma Heart Hospital, Oklahoma City, Okla.
  • Oklahoma Spine Hospital, Oklahoma City, Okla.
  • Orthopaedic Hospital of Wisconsin, Glendale, Wis.
  • Orthopaedic Surgery Center of Illinois, Springfield, Ill.
  • Ortonville Area Health Services, Ortonville, Minn.
  • OSS Orthopaedic Hospital, York, Pa.
  • Our Lady of Lourdes Regional Medical Center, Lafayette, La.
  • P & S Surgical Hospital, Monroe, La.
  • Palo Alto County Health System, Emmetsburg, Iowa
  • Panhandle Surgical Hospital, Amarillo, Texas
  • Paoli Hospital, Paoli, Pa.
  • Paul Oliver Memorial Hospital, Frankfort, Mich.
  • Physicians Regional Medical Group, Naples, Fla.
  • Pioneers Medical Center, Meeker, Colo.
  • Providence Newberg Medical Center, Newberg, Ore.
  • Providence Seaside Outpatient Rehabilitation Services, Seaside, Ore.
  • Quail Creek Surgical Hospital, Amarillo, Texas
  • Radiation Oncology Services, Riverdale, Ga.
  • Regional Health Services of Howard County, Cresco, Iowa
  • Same Day Surgery Center, LLC, Rapid City, S.D.
  • Sanford Canton-Inwood Medical Center, Canton, S.D.
  • Sanford Clear Lake Medical Center, Clear Lake, S.D.
  • Sanford Westbrook Medical Center, Westbrook, Minn.
  • Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital, Santa Barbara, Calif.
  • Santa Ynez Valley Cottage Hospital, Solvang, Calif.
  • Sauk Prairie Memorial Hospital & Clinics, Prairie Du Sac, Wis.
  • Schneck Medical Center, Seymour, Ind.
  • Sharp Memorial Hospital - Sharp Senior Health Centers, San Diego, Calif.
  • Shetek Home Care, Tracy, Minn.
  • Shriners Hospitals for Children, Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Shriners Hospitals for Children, Boston, Mass.
  • Shriners Hospitals for Children, Greenville, S.C.
  • Shriners Hospitals for Children, Houston, Texas
  • Shriners Hospitals for Children, Lexington, Ky.
  • Shriners Hospital - Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Sibley Memorial Hospital, Washington, District of Columbia
  • Sierra Vista Regional Health Center, Sierra Vista, Ariz.
  • Siouxland Surgery Center, Dakota Dunes, S.D.
  • South Miami Hospital, Miami, Fla.
  • South Pointe Hospital Sagamore Hills Emergency Department, Sagamore Hills, Ohio
  • South Shore Hospital, South Weymouth, Mass.
  • South Texas Surgical Hospital, Corpus Christi, Texas
  • Spectrum Health - Blodgett Hospital, Grand Rapids, Mich.
  • St. Anthony's Memorial Hospital Pain Management Clinic, Effingham, Ill.
  • St. Francis Hospital - The DeMatteis Center, Roslyn, N.Y.
  • St. Joseph's Hospital, Chippewa Falls, Wis.
  • St. Luke's Miners Memorial Hospital, Coaldale, Pa.
  • St. Luke's Physicians Network, Columbus, N.C.
  • St. Mary's Hospital, Centralia, Ill.
  • St. Mary's Hospital, Madison, Wis.
  • Steele Memorial Medical Center, Salmon, Idaho
  • Stone County Medical Center, Mountain View, Ark.
  • Stoughton Hospital, Stoughton, Wis.
  • Straub Clinic and Hospital, Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Summa Health System - Medina Emergency Department, Akron, Ohio
  • Surgical Specialty Center of Baton Rouge, Baton Rouge, La.
  • Sutter Medical Foundation Elk Grove Surgery Center, Elk Grove, Calif.
  • Sutter Surgical Hospital - North Valley, Yuba City, Calif.
  • Swedish Medical Center / Ballard, Seattle, Wash.
  • Swedish Medical Center / Issaquah Campus, Issaquah,Wash.
  • Swedish Medical Center / Redmond, Redmond, Wash.
  • Tanner Medical Center - Carrollton, Carrollton, Ga.
  • The Heart Hospital Baylor Plano, Plano, Texas
  • The Surgical Hospital at Southwoods, Youngstown, Ohio
  • The Wisconsin Heart Hospital, Wauwatosa, Wis.
  • Thibodaux Regional Medical Center, Thibodaux, La.
  • Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center, Kennett, Mo.
  • Tyler Healthcare Center, Inc. Avera, Tyler, Minn.
  • UAB Callahan Eye Hospital, Birmingham, Ala.
  • UH Geneva Medical Center - Surgical Department, Geneva, Ohio
  • University of Tennessee Medical Center, Knoxville, Tenn.
  • University of Utah Health Care - South Jordan Emergency Department, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • University Pointe Surgical Hospital, West Chester, Ohio
  • UNM Sandoval Regional Medical Center, Rio Rancho, N.M.
  • UPMC/Jefferson Regional Home Health, Kinsman, Ohio
  • USMD Hospital at Arlington, Arlington, Texas
  • USMD Hospital at Fort Worth, Fort Worth, Texas
  • USPI - Baylor Medical Center at Frisco, Frisco, Texas
  • USPI - Memorial Hermann Specialty Hospital Kingwood, Kingwood, Texas
  • USPI - North Central Surgical Center, Dallas, Texas
  • USPI - Oklahoma Center for Orthopaedic and Multi-Specialty Surgery, Oklahoma City, Okla.
  • Van Wert County Hospital, Van Wert, Ohio
  • Veterans Memorial Hospital, Waukon, Iowa
  • Virginia Hospital Center, Arlington, Va.
  • Virtua Voorhees, Voorhees, N.J.
  • Wabash General Hospital, Mt. Carmel, Ill.
  • Wamego Health Center, Wamego, Kan.
  • Waynesboro Hospital, Waynesboro, Pa.
  • WellStar Paulding Hospital, Dallas, Ga.
  • West Georgia Physicians, Lagrange, Ga.
  • West Kendall Baptist Hospital, Miami, Fla.
  • Whidbey General Hospital and Clinics, Coupeville, Wash.
  • Willmar Regional Cancer Center, Willmar, Minn.
  • Wilson Medical Center, Neodesha, Kan.
  • Witham Health Services at Anson, Zionsville, Ind.
  • Yampa Valley Medical Center, Steamboat Springs, Colo.

Physician Engagement

  • Baptist Memorial Hospital - Collierville, Collierville, Tenn.
  • Baptist Memorial Hospital - Union City, Union City, Tenn.
  • Baptist Memorial Hospital - Union County, New Albany, Miss.
  • Baptist Memorial Restorative Care Hospital, Memphis, Tenn.
  • Baptist Rehab Germantown, Germantown, Tenn.
  • Bethesda Butler County Hospital, Hamilton, Ohio
  • Bone & Joint Hospital at St. Anthony, Oklahoma City, Okla.
  • Carolinas HealthCare System Physician - Levine Cancer Institute Physicians, Charlotte, N.C.
  • Catholic Health East Holy Cross Hospital, Newtown Square, Pa.
  • Chelsea Community Hospital, Chelsea, Mich.
  • CHOC Children's at Mission Hospital, Orange, Calif.
  • Clark Memorial Hospital, Jeffersonville, Ind.
  • Doctors Hospital, Nelsonville, Ohio
  • Emory Univeristy Orthopaedics and Spine Hospital, Tucker, Ga.
  • Evendale Hospital, Evendale, Ohio
  • Good Samaritan Regional Health Center, Mt. Vernon, Ill.
  • Grady Memorial Hospital, Delaware, Ohio
  • Hardin Memorial Hospital, Kenton, Ohio
  • Houston Methodist Physician Organization, Houston, Texas
  • INTEGRIS Health Edmond, Edmond, Okla.
  • Johnson County Community Hospital, Johnson County, Tenn.
  • Legacy Salmon Creek Medical Center, Vancouver, Wash.
  • Mercy Medical Center - Dubuque, Dubuque, Iowa
  • Neosho Memorial Regional Medical Center, Chanute, Kan.
  • North Mississippi Medical Center - Eupora, Eupora, Miss,
  • Paul B. Hall Regional Medical Center, Paintsville, Ky.
  • Pekin Hospital, Pekin, Ill.
  • Sharp Coronado Hospital, Coronado, Calif.
  • Sharp Mesa Vista Hospital, San Diego, Calif.
  • St. Clare Hospital & Health Services, Baraboo, Wis.
  • Sutter Center for Psychiatry, Sacramento, Calif.
  • Sutter Maternity & Surgery Center of Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, Calif.
  • Sycamore Shoals Hospital, Elizabethton, Tenn.
  • Texas Health Center for Diagnostics and Surgery Plano, Plano, Texas
  • Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Rockwall, Rockwall, Texas
  • Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center, Kennett, Mo.
  • Woman’s Hospital, Flowood, Miss.